Eighteen Newhouse creative advertising students recognized at New York Festivals Advertising Awards

Above: Elaina Berkowitz ’19 & Keren Mevorach ’19, were shortlisted for their “Make a Bud, Get a Bud” campaign for Budweiser.

Eighteen Newhouse creative advertising students were recognized at the 2020 New York Festivals Advertising Awards, an international industry competition, with student entries submitted from 48 schools in 13 countries. Newhouse students won three times as many awards this year as last year.

These projects were created in the Portfolio III class in the creative advertising sequence in the advertising department at Newhouse, taught by professor Mel White, with professor Kevin O’Neill assisting some students with their copywriting.


Ari Schnitzer ’19 & Janine Fernandez ’20, “Earmotion” for Amazon & Autism Speaks

Senior Marta Lala & Serena Maldonado ’20, “UoK?” for the World Health Organization

Amy Schwartz ’20 & Ivor Guest ’19, “Alexa Playground” for Amazon & The Bully Project
Elaina Berkowitz ’19 & Keren Mevorach ’19, “Make a Bud, Get a Bud” for Budweiser


Sarah Whaley ’19 & Jimmy Baras ’19, “Intoxlock” for Volvo

Positive World Impact

Kristen Heglin ’20 & Shaoli Yusaf, Senior, “WeBuild with Lego” for Lego 
Emily Babcock ’20 & Jordanna Drazin ’20, “Talk to the Times” for the New York Times


Zachary Driscoll ’20 & Livia Jones ’20, “Sun Screener” for Neutrogena
Corinne Baker ’20 & Annie Turner ’19, “CTRL Emotion” for Apple

Congratulations, winners!